Alon Raviv joined the BIU faculty in the Fall of 2012. Prior to that, he was a faculty member at Brandeis International Business School (2009-2012) and at Boston University (2008-2009). Dr. Raviv has more than ten years of experience in the banking industry as a senior at the Analytical Development unit of Bank Hapoalim, Israel, as an economist at the Bank of Israel, and as a consultant for Percipio Capital. He received both his Ph.D. and master degree from the Hebrew University. His fields of interest are derivatives, corporate finance, risk management and monetary policy. He has numerous publications in conference, books and journals. Raviv was the first to develop a proposal for contingent capital based on a bank assets value, a proposal which is implemented by numerous financial institutions around the world, and the first to study the effect of inflation on the US public debt based on options data. For these contributions Raviv is endorsed and cited by several Nobel laureates in economics and leading economist.